The most ominous market indicator out there, The Death Cross. It’s the market indicator that strikes fear into those who just heard that such an indicator exists.
Volatility is in the air. China is in freefall, crude oil is in the 30’s, the euro is up 2% on the day, and the U.S. markets can’t seem to shake the volatility. The chart below does a pretty good job of showing the markets moves in equities, both internationally and domestically. (Disclaimer: Past performance […]
We’re getting calls fast and furious asking how managed futures fared during the Dow losing a few thousand points.
We’ve all been wondering how different asset classes were going to react to the market volatility of last month, and here it is in one table. Our monthly look at how each of the eight asset classes we track do every month and year.
While alternative investment professionals often extol market diversification as a risk tool (never too much bet on any one opportunity), what we enjoy – as investors – about so many markets available to such pros is so many opportunities for returns. There’s nearly always a larger discussion to be had which ignores the all-encompassing CNBC discussion on whether equities […]
We’re entering the final quarter of 2015, and if we take the sports analogy a little further – it’s time for the star of your portfolio to show up if there’s any hope of winning the game. Because no matter the make up of your team in 2015, you’re likely losing through three quarters, with […]
what is the right number percentage allocation to alternatives?
Maybe it’s because we’re so close to Halloween, but we can’t help but be drawn to the carnage in the MLP space. Recently, investors’ multi-year treat has turned into a trick as of late. How spooky has it become? Well, after nearly quadrupling investors’ money from April of 2009 through April of 2014, the Alerian […]
We’re officially two weeks away from the premiere of, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” We couldn’t help ourselves but create an infographic for Star War fans to navigate to the galaxy of investments.
Managed Futures performed just as we expect them to in a market crisis – finishing off January up +4.13%.